Deborah Kay (Hargrave) Ulicny, 66, wife of Tom Ulicny, of Shenandoah, passed away Thursday morning at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 1, 1952, she was a daughter of the late Baxter and Roberta (Bryson) Hargrave.
Debbie had a natural talent for singing and sang professionally at venues in the Baltimore area.
Prior to her retirement, Debbie operated a childcare business from her home and was also a healthcare professional.
On July 20, 1991, in the former St. Stephen’s Church, Shenandoah, she married Thomas L. Ulicny who survives.
She was of the Protestant faith but was always willing to offer her musical talents and abilities to many denominations of local churches and community activities. Debbie was a very creative and artistic person having made and shared gifts for her family and many friends that they cherished. She had a smile for everyone she met and valued family above all.
Surviving, in addition to her husband of 27 years, Thomas L. Ulicny, are one son, Vernon Ford and his wife, Tracie, Somerdale, N.J.; one daughter, Shron Jones and her husband, Blaine, Cockeysville, Md.; eight grandchildren, Vernon Jr., Whitney, Amber, twins Tré and Marlie,
Religious services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian will officiate. A visitation will be held from 8 until 11 a.m. Tuesday morning at the funeral home.Idris, Indira and Dylan; great-grandchildren, her mother-in-law, Anne Ulicny, Shenandoah; brothers, sisters, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.